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IGI with Medimetriks for Prescription Topical Pharmaceuticals

IGI with Medimetriks for Prescription Topical Pharmaceuticals

9 Dec 2011

IGI Laboratories has entered into a strategic partnership with Medimetriks to develop and manufacture prescription topical drug products.

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Protagen & Bayer Launch Collaboration Project for Endometriosis Biomarker

Protagen & Bayer Launch Collaboration Project for Endometriosis Biomarker

8 Dec 2011

This new cooperation project builds on the results of the Endometriosis biomarker discovery study performed last year.

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Catalent's New Facility to Increase Biologic Capabilities

Catalent's New Facility to Increase Biologic Capabilities

8 Dec 2011

The new facility will include three individual cGMP compliant production suites that will increase Phase I and II production capacity to 1,000L bioreactors.

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AZ to Streamline US Sales Organisation

AZ to Streamline US Sales Organisation

8 Dec 2011

This change to the US sales force is incremental to the ongoing second phase of the company's restructuring programme that was announced in January 2010.

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New Report Forecasts Chinese Pharma Market

New Report Forecasts Chinese Pharma Market

8 Dec 2011

A new report predicts that the Chinese pharmaceutical market will experience sustained double-digit growth over the next decade.

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Merck Establishes Asian R&D Headquarters in Beijing

Merck Establishes Asian R&D Headquarters in Beijing

7 Dec 2011

The new facility is part of the company’s $1.5 billion investment in R&D in China during the next five years.

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Samsung & Biogen Idec Sign for $300M JV

Samsung & Biogen Idec Sign for $300M JV

7 Dec 2011

Samsung and Biogen Idec will invest $300 million to establish a joint venture for the development, manufacture, and commercialization of biosimilars.

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Takeda to Launch Vaccine Business Division

Takeda to Launch Vaccine Business Division

6 Dec 2011

Takeda will establish a Vaccine Business Division to strengthen the Company’s foundations for expansion of its vaccine business on a global scale.

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Unigene & GSK Amend Osteoporosis Therapy Agreements

Unigene & GSK Amend Osteoporosis Therapy Agreements

6 Dec 2011

GSK decided not to pursue development based on its internal evaluation criteria, allowing Unigene to regain exclusive worldwide rights to the oral PTH program with no financial obligations to GSK.

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Pfizer Announces Completion of  Excaliard Acquisition

Pfizer Announces Completion of Excaliard Acquisition

5 Dec 2011

Pharma giant Pfizer has announced that the acquisition of Excaliard Pharmaceuticals has been completed.

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BMS Forms Clinical Collaboration with Tibotec

BMS Forms Clinical Collaboration with Tibotec

5 Dec 2011

The companies will evaluate the potential to achieve sustained viral response 12 and 24 weeks post treatment in patients with HCV genotype 1 in a study with three treatment regimens.

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Canada's Stellar Acquires Tribute Pharmaceuticals

Canada's Stellar Acquires Tribute Pharmaceuticals

5 Dec 2011

Stellar Pharmaceuticals has acquired Tribute Pharmaceuticals to create a leading North American specialist pharmaceutical company.

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